#EndSARS Protest: REPS MINORITY CAUCUS CONDEMNS KILLING OF PROTESTERS

The Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives has strongly condemned the Tuesday killing of peaceful and unarmed protesters by suspected security operatives at Lekki Toll Gate and other parts of the country. The lawmakers, in a statement signed by the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, on Wednesday, said that “such wicked act of extra-judicial killing of defenseless citizens, by … Continue reading #EndSARS Protest: REPS MINORITY CAUCUS CONDEMNS KILLING OF PROTESTERS

NIGERIAN ARMY SETS TO COMMENCE OPERATION CROCODILE SMILE VI NATION WIDE

PRESS RELEASE NIGERIAN ARMY SETS TO COMMENCE EXERCISE CROCODILE SMILE VI NATION WIDE 1. The Nigerian Army is set to start its annual Exercise CROCODILE SMILE which is traditionally conducted in the last quarter of the year. This year’s Exercise CROCODILE SMILE VI is scheduled to commence from the 20th of October to the 31st of December 2020. 2. The Exercise is deliberately intended to … Continue reading NIGERIAN ARMY SETS TO COMMENCE OPERATION CROCODILE SMILE VI NATION WIDE

#EndSARS Protests: DELTA SETS UP PANEL TO INVESTIGATE POLICE BRUTALITY, EXTRA-JUDICIAL KILLINGS

Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, has approved the constitution of an 8 – man Judicial Panel of Inquiry to receive and investigate complaints of police brutality or related extra – judicial killings in Delta State from victims of the Nigeria Police Special Anti – Robbery Squard (SARS) or any other police unit, with a view to delivering justice to them. According to a statement … Continue reading #EndSARS Protests: DELTA SETS UP PANEL TO INVESTIGATE POLICE BRUTALITY, EXTRA-JUDICIAL KILLINGS

Breaking: PRESIDENTIAL PANEL ON POLICE REFORMS SWINGS INTO ACTION, OKAYS 5-POINT DEMAND OF PROTESTERS

Following directives by President Muhammadu Buhari on dissolution of Special Anti-Robbery Squad and immediate response to yearnings of citizens, the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, convened a meeting with stakeholders, agreeing to meet demands, which include halting use of force against protesters and unconditional release of arrested citizens. The meeting, organized by the Office of the Inspector General of Police and National Human Rights … Continue reading Breaking: PRESIDENTIAL PANEL ON POLICE REFORMS SWINGS INTO ACTION, OKAYS 5-POINT DEMAND OF PROTESTERS

DISBANDING OF SARS FIRST STEP TO EXTENSIVE POLICE REFORMS – Pres. Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari Monday in Abuja declared that disbanding of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) is the first step to extensive police reforms by his administration. Speaking at the launch of the Presidential Youth Empowerment Scheme (P-YES), aimed at creating 774,000 jobs across the Local Government Areas (LGAs) in the country, President Buhari also directed that all those responsible for misconduct or wrongful acts be … Continue reading DISBANDING OF SARS FIRST STEP TO EXTENSIVE POLICE REFORMS – Pres. Buhari

Okowa Commends IGP for Disbanding SARS

The Governor of Delta, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has commended the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, for the disbandment of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Nigeria Police Force. The governor noted in a statement personally signed by him in Asaba, that the disbandment of SARS was a decisive and prompt way by the IGP in responding to the legitimate concerns of Nigerians. According … Continue reading Okowa Commends IGP for Disbanding SARS

#EndSARS Protests: OKOWA CALLS FOR CALM

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has called for calm in the state as the country continues to record protests by citizens, including Deltans, against the activities of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Nigeria Police Force. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba, the governor acknowledged that citizens had the right to protest against any case of perceived … Continue reading #EndSARS Protests: OKOWA CALLS FOR CALM